Our Foundation Year in Mathematics is ideal if you want to pursue a degree in mathematics, but your qualifications do not meet the entry requirements for a three-year course. You’ll learn from experts involved in real-world research projects in pure and applied mathematics. You thrive on a well-supported Foundation Year that has been running for over 10 years. After completing your Foundation Year, you choose which direction to take your degree in. You can focus purely on Mathematics, or study the subject alongside Economics, Finance or Physics. Is a Foundation Year for you? We welcome students with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences, including: those who aren't sure which subject they'd like to specialise in those who don't have the right combination of subjects for direct entry into Year 1 those who don't meet the expected requirements for direct entry into Year 1 those who are returning to education after some time away. Entry requirements You will need to demonstrate your potential to do well on a demanding degree, including the potential to succeed in your chosen discipline. The following sets out some of the most common academic qualifications. However, each application is reviewed on its individual strengths and merits.